By Erica Thomas, managing editor
LINCOLN — A boat exploded on Lake Logan Martin on Sunday, June 27, 2021, injuring one person.
According to the ALEA Marine Police, a man was in the boat when it exploded, just after 3 p.m., but suffered only minor injuries. The explosion happened near a boat ramp of England Isles Campground.
The Lincoln Fire Department responded along with Alabama State Troopers.
When firefighters got on the scene, they said the deck boat was fully involved with fire and was free-floating.
“Fire department personnel were able to secure the burning vessel to a neighboring pier and bring the fire under control,” said Lincoln Fire Chief Joshua Vincent.
Other family members of the one person injured were all accounted for nearby.